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My First Week in London: Summer Internship, Going Around the City, and More

Aug 29, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Maggie Courtney

Maggie Courtney, a junior from University of Missouri, shares her journey in London and everything she did on her first week in the city. From her internship at Raindance Film Festival to her summer classes with CAPA, Maggie soaked up every minute of London.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Local Culture

The Culture Problem

Aug 25, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. This month, Dr. Woolf examines the rhetoric of culture and nationalism abroad and how students can be aware of them as part of their international education.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

What It's Like Taking an Oil Painting Class in Florence

Aug 23, 2022 2:30:00 PM / by Ally Espy

The city of Florence is full of art, history, and inspiration, which makes it a great setting to take an art class. Take a look around the art studio in Florence where Ally Espy has been taking her oil painting class. Check out her progress!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Celebrating the Significance of Bloomsday in Dublin

Aug 18, 2022 12:30:00 PM / by Emmey Harris

What is Bloomsday and why is it so significant to the city of Dublin? CAPA student Emmey Harris tells us about the celebration of a historical literary giant and how their masterpiece is based on the city, drawing people to participate in activities commemorating the day.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Eating My Way Around Florence This Summer

Aug 15, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Maya Tolerico

Before she had some of the best meals this summer in Florence, Maya Tolerico's Italian food journey began with something cold and refreshing—a gelato. Read up on her food adventures to see a round up of food from Florence that's left its mark on her palate.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

Welcome to London: A Tour of Our CAPA London Center Abroad

Aug 12, 2022 2:45:00 PM / by Maggie Courtney

Our summer vlogger Maggie Courtney takes us on a tour of the CAPA London Center in the UK. This is where you'll be spending your time while studying abroad in London! Take a look at our study spaces, classrooms, facilities, and more.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

A Hiking Excursion at Montjuic in Barcelona, Spain

Aug 11, 2022 10:15:00 AM / by Taylor Atkinson

Taylor Atkinson takes us along a CAPA excursion to hike up Montjuic. It was a great opportunity to see Barcelona from a local's point of view!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

Visiting Siena and San Gimignano in the Summer

Aug 10, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Ally Espy

Ally Espy captures her summer adventure in her first video for CAPA. On this day trip led by CAPA Florence, Ally and her classmates got to see the city centers of Siena and San Gimignano in Italy. It was day filled with culture!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

Visiting Tarragona: Connecting the Past and Present

Aug 4, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

History is abundant in Tarragona, Spain, including a UNESCO World Heritage site. On this CAPA day trip, Mia tours 3 landmarks in this city near Barcelona.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

A Day-to-Night Glimpse of My Study Abroad Life in Dublin

Aug 2, 2022 10:15:00 AM / by Peyton Smith

Peyton Smith sends in her entry from Dublin and captures a day in the life of a student abroad. Check out the interesting places she went to and all the things she learned around the city.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education